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Farm Animal Rights Movement

July 15, 2013

Serving = 1 sandwich
Makes 1 serving.

Amount Per Serving

Calories 186

From fat 48


% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5.3g


Saturated Fat 1g


Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg


Sodium 340mg


Total Carbohydrate 29.9g


Dietary Fiber 8g


Sugars 2.8g

Protein 9.4g

Vitamin A 57%

Vitamin C 28%

Calcium 9%

Iron 19%

* % Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Swiss Chard & White Bean Grilled Sammie

Here's a quick summer sandwich built from fresh garden veggies. The white bean spread can be used on any number of sandwiches, bruschetta, and so much more. If you don't have a garden, now's the perfect time to be exploring your local farmers' market. The variety of fresh produce will keep your sammies and salads stacked high all summer long.


For White Bean Spread:
15 oz. can white beans
juice from 1/2 a lemon
1-2 tsp. of olive oil

For Sandwich:
2 slices of your favorite bread
baby rainbow Swiss chard
1-2 radishes thinly sliced
tomato slices
2 Tbsp. white bean spread
vegan butter
salt & pepper



1. Prepare spread: In a food processor, place the beans and lemon, process for 1 minute. While processor is running, slowly add olive oil, process until smooth and creamy.
2. Spread 1 Tbsp. of white bean spread on each slice of bread.
3. Layer one slice with Swiss chard and tomatoes, the other slice with radishes seasoned well with salt and pepper. Sandwich the 2 pieces together.
4. Spread one side with vegan butter. Place sandwich buttered side down in a preheated pan over medium heat, spread the other side with vegan butter. Cook until golden brown and flip, cook the other side.
5. Remove from the pan, slice in half, & enjoy!

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Recipe and photo: Sunday Morning Banana Pancakes.

Find this and other inspired recipes at SundayMorningBananaPancakes.

Krema Natural Peanut Butter

Here's one of the simplest ingredient lists you'll ever find: peanuts. That's it, nothing but wholesome, select peanuts go into every jar of Krema Natural Peanut Butter.

As the oldest peanut butter company in the country, Krema understands the art of making peanut butter. They use only the finest select peanuts from Georgia. Because they don't mask the flavor of the peanuts with any salt or sugar, they must choose only the best tasting peanuts available. Careful roasting and a unique grinding process gives Krema peanut butter its creamy, smooth texture.

Krema -- the perfect partner for sandwiches and your favorite peanut buttery recipes.

Thank you to Krema for generously donating products for this year’s Animal Rights National Conference.

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Health Benefits of Beans

Beans, lentils, and other legumes are some of the best sources of lean, clean protein. They are made up of high-quality carbohydrates that are rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Beans pack a healthy punch:

  • They are high in iron, folate, magnesium, potassium, and soluble fiber. These heart-healthy nutrients help lower cholesterol and blood pressure, reducing your risk of heart disease.
  • Studies have found that folate can improve mood and memory.
  • Magnesium prevents migraine headaches and works with potassium to help lower high blood pressure.
  • White beans (from this week's recipe) are a good dairy-free source of calcium which can help maintain strong bones and fight PMS symptoms. They’re also rich in anti-inflammatory antioxidants that help prevent and manage arthritis and guard against memory loss.

Versatile and delicious, beans are a superfood worth exploring.

Learn which beans are the most nutritious in this short article.

4-Year-Old Vegan Baking Star

When Petey Rojas' mom,’s founder Jill Fehrenbacher, noticed that there weren’t many how-to cooking videos with small children, she decided to make a video of Petey making vegan cupcakes. Petey had so much fun that they decided to make more videos –- the results are adorable and inspiring and have become an internet sensation.

Petey told his favorite recipe is Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cupcakes, but he also wants “to try making noodles someday... and toast with vegan butter." He added, "My favorite part of baking is pouring stuff."

Jill encourages more parents to try baking with their kids: "[Baking] may not be the first thing to come to people’s minds, but they [toddlers] love to get involved and if the recipes are simple, you supervise them, and keep them away from the oven, it’s a great learning project for young kids." Good habits start young.

Watch as Petey shows us how to make
Red Velvet Cupcakes or Snail-Shaped Bread :)

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